Travel Blogs from Lovran
... br> We were told to order “Red Red Wine” in the bar, which we only gave a score of “One in Ten”, and to top it off they had “A Rat in the Kitchen”. But it turned out the bar was owned by the drummer of the band UB40 – so that explained everything!
So another 193 miles further away from home and another new place to explore. Cheap and sunny, we are really enjoying Croatia.
... treeless. The reason is the salty strong winds along the northeast coast called Bora. On the west side it is quite the opposite. Lush green land with a lot of Oleaders, Lavender and Thyme. There are many nice small and old cities and a coast full of beautiful bays where you can swim.
Like I said, we started at Baska on the other end of the island. It is a small cute city with a 1,8 km long beach. My it was busy. ...
... dud the job. It was in an old port side 4 story building old staircase but had the best local market at our door. Veg, fish, meat, it had it all. During our week we did a day tour to Pula, and ancient port village complete with roman gates and walls and an amphitheatre like ...
absolutely fresh. We bought half a kilo of anchovies that I spent
some considerable time gutting before cooking them up for tea. The
anchovies, boiled new potatoes, Rocket and tomatoes for tea with a
bottle of local Istrian white.
In the morning we had to air the flat
as well as we could as the fried anchovy smell is difficult to shift
but it was worth it.
and salads to choose. We had smoked anchovies as an antipasto with
bread and a salad of cucumber, the yellow potatoes that we have seen
extensively, beans and tomatoes and a little lettuce. The olive oil
on the table was really good. The house white was also really good
local wine of the style we we become used to.
We had a fish each (Sea Bass I think).
It arrived on a plate by ...